Comedian, writer and filmmaker Mel Brooks discusses his life and career. He talks about how all Indians are Jews, losing his New York Jewish accent and his new movie Young Frankenstein. Brooks offers his thoughts on obscene language, responds to people who don't like his comedies, and explains his own dislike of topical humor.
June 28, 2017 Subject:
Mel Brooks was part of that great generation of Jewish comics and screenwriters, alongside Carl Reiner, Woody Allen, and Norman Lear. All four of them are still alive and well, and today is Brooks' 91st birthday.
This interview from 1975 is dryly funny and kudos to Pacifica for posting it on Archive.